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The 21st Naito Conference

Nuclear Dynamics and RNA [I]

Period 2008/06/24 (Tue.) - 2008/06/27 (Fri.)
Venue Yatsugatake Royal Hotel(Yamanashi-pref.)
Participants Lectures:25


Shigeaki Kato The University of Tokyo
SHunsuke Ishii RIKEN Tsukuba Institute
Haruhiko Siomi Keio University
Masayuki Yamamoto Tohoku Univesity Graduate School of Medicine
Takashi Ito Nagasaki University School of Medicine


Keynote Lecture
Prelude to a Kiss: Movement

    Mechanisms of Transcriptonal Control (1)

    1. 1α, 25(OH)2D3-induced transrepression by VDR on the human CYP27B1 gene promoter mediates the DNA methylation
      [Shigeaki Kato]
      Laboratory of Nuclear Signaling, The Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan, Japan
    2. RIP140 is a multifunctional transcriptional cofactor that regulates metabolic and inflammatory pathways
      [Malcolm Parker]
      Institute of Reproductive & Developmental Biology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, UK
    3. eNoSC, a novel protein complex, senses intracellular energy status and epigenetically controls the rDNA locus
      [Junn Yanagisawa]
      University of tsukuba Graduate school of life and environmental science, Japan
    4. Target Gene Networks in Hormone Dependent Tumor Growth
      [Satoshi Inoue]
      Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo / Division of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction, Research Center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical School, Japan

    Mechanisms of Transcriptonal Control (2)

    1. Role of Jumonji in transcriptional control and development
      [Takashi Takeuchi]
      Mitsubishi Kagaku Institute of Life Science, Japan
    2. Histone Demethylases and Dynamic Regulation of Histone Methylation
      [Yang Shi]
      Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, USA
    3. Function and Regulation of Histone Lysine Methylation
      [Yoichi Shinkai]
      Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University,
    4. TBP2 (TRF3) plays a role during gametogenesis in the regulation of cell cycle, chromatin structure and oocyte transcription
      [Laszlo Tora]
      Institut de Genetique et Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), France
    5. Regulation of Cell Cycle by Myb Family Transcription Factors
      [Shunsuke Ishii]
      RIKEN Tsukuba Institute, Japan

    Chromatin Structure and Histone Modifications during Transcription

    1. Role of histone methylation in germ cell development and stem cell pluripotency
      [Yi Zhang]
      Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    2. Studies on the Mechanisms of Nuclear Signaling via Transcription Apparatus
      [Yoshiaki Ohkuma]
      Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Science, University of Toyama, Japan
    3. Multifaceted Gene Regulation by Transcription Elongation Factors
      [Yuki Yamaguchi]
      Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
    4. Histone Modification and Transcriptional Regulation
      [Takashi Ito]
      Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan
    5. Signal-Regulated Transcription in the Chromatin Environment of the Nucleus
      [William Lee Kraus]
      Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, USA

    RNAi: Heterochromatin and RNA-Directed Inheritance

    1. Role of RNAi in heterochromatin assembly and Function
      [Danesh Moazed]
      Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, USA
    2. Distinct Roles of Chromodomain Proteins in the Formation of Higher Order Chromatin Structure
      [Jun-ichi Nakayama]
      RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe University School of Medicine, Japan
    3. Argonaute proteins: Silencing retrotransposons
      [Haruhiko Siomi]
      Department of Molecular Biology, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
    4. The epigenetic role of piRNAs
      [Haifan Lin]
      Yale Stem Cell Center, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    5. Targeting Heterochromatin Formation in Drosophila
      [Sarah C. R. Elgin]
      Washington University in St. Louis, USA

    LCR and Enhancers

    1. Repression of the Human Embryonic and Fetal Globin Genes by the DRED Complex
      [James Douglas Engel]
      Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, USA
    2. Epigenetic Gene and Cell Regulation by Chromatin Factors
      [Mitsuyoshi Nakao]
      Department of Regeneration Medicine, Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Kumamoto University, Japan
    3. MafK couples transcription repression and methionine metabolism
      [Kazuhiko Igarashi]
      Department of Biochemistry Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    4. GATA Factor-Mediated Transcriptional Control: Target Site Selection and Context-Dependent Functions
      [Emery h. Bresnick]
      University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Departments of Pharmacology, USA
    5. Analysis of Gatal Gene Regulation Using BAC Transgenic Mouse System
      [Masayuki Yamamoto]
      Department of Medical Biochemistry, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan